Paid Leave
Raising Wages

Contrary to popular belief, manufacturing is still a large part of the economy. It supports nearly 30 million jobs and is responsible for 35 percent of U.S. GDP. Read the report

Family economic security and public health are at risk when workers do not have access to paid leave. Currently, more than one-third of all workers—39 percent—have no paid sick days. View the snapshot

Answers to key questions, including who’s eligible for overtime pay, why the current rules are outdated, how they can be updated, who would benefit from these changes, and what economic effects these changes could have. View the snapshot

If we’re going to address inequality, we have to jump-start stagnant wages for the vast majority of workers. Policy choices created wage stagnation, and policy choices can reverse it. View the research

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